Myocardial Infarction (MI)

Written By Dr. Urvi Patel, EECP Consultant - Saaol Heart Center Navsari.


 

What is Myocardial Infarction (MI)?


Myocardial Infarction is commonly known as a heart attack occurs when blood flow decreases or stops, to a part of heart causing damage to the heart muscle.

Symptoms:


Chest pain.

Breathlessness.

Discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, Neck or jaw.

Heart Burn.

Women more often present without chest pain.

Women have neck pain or feet tired.

Myocardial Infarction (MI) Can Leads To:


  • Heart Failure.
  • Irregular Heart Beat.
  • Cardiogenic Shock.
  • Cardiac Arrest.

Myocardial Infarction (MI) May Occur Due To:


  • High Blood Pressure.
  • Smoking.
  • High sugar level (Diabetes).
  • Lack of Exercise.
  • Obesity.
  • High Cholesterol.
  • Poor Diet.
  • Excessive Alcohol Intake.
  • Coronary Artery Disease.

 

How To Diagnose:


  • Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • 2D/3D Echo.
  • Blood Test (Trop-T, CPK, CPK-MB, CBC).
  • CT Coronary Angiography / Catheter Angiography.

Treatments:


There are many options to prevent heart attack Such as life style changes, medications, EECP Treatment & invasive procedures. Life style Modification is one of the treatment that can help patient to get back to normal life from this disease. Eat Healthy Diet (More Raw Vegetables & Fruits). Stop Oil and Ghee. Stop Milk and Milk Products. Stop Smoking and Alcohol. If you are overweight, you must talk to your Doctor about weight loss options. Avoid Stress.

EECP Treatment:


A treatment called EECP (Enhanced External Counter Pulsation) is approved by US-FDA to treat patients suffering from Myocardial Infaction (MI). It is Non-Surgical, Side-Effect free Treatment. It take 35-38 sessions, 1 hour a day. And result can be seen immidiatly in 2D echo report. The goals of treatments are to reduce the frequency and severity of your symptoms and to lower your risk of death. Click HERE to find our more about EECP Treatment. or Contact us on 02612242256/ +919714210111